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Pro Bono Spotlight: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

For well over a decade, Wilson Sonsini has been a valued pro bono partner of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF), committing numerous hours of work and substantial resources towards fighting for racial, economic, and immigrant justice. Most … Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

 


Fall 2020 Asylum Seminar

On September 22, 2020, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF) presented our Fall 2020 Asylum Seminar providing an in-depth, online training in asylum law and procedure, best practices by seasoned immigration attorneys, and a discussion of hot topics relevant to recent developments in this rapidly changing area of law.  Presentation Recordings … Continue reading Fall 2020 Asylum Seminar



Statement on Senator Kamala Harris’ Vice President Candidacy

The Board of Directors of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area would like to congratulate Senator Kamala Harris on being selected as a candidate for the office of Vice President of the United States. A longtime supporter of the Lawyers’ Committee, Senator Harris served on our board and was our board … Continue reading Statement on Senator Kamala Harris’ Vice President Candidacy



Pro Bono Spotlight: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLC

A History of More than Fifty Years of Partnership, Commitment and Collaboration The partnership between Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (“Pillsbury”) and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (“LCCRSF”) begins with the organization’s birth. During the civil rights movement of the sixties, lawyers around the country in major metropolitan … Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLC



Pro Bono Spotlight: Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCRSF) and our partner the Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project (ASAP) have been at the forefront of providing support to immigrant and refugee families seeking accountability and reparations by filing Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) administrative complaints for harm they suffered when torn apart … Continue reading Pro Bono Spotlight: Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP